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Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
Trump supporters try to block vote recounts in 3 states
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect, Cramer criticizes Obama
Wal-Mart to settle lawsuit over benefits for same-sex spouses
Washington Monument to remain closed until 2019 for repairs
Escape, Jr. gives kids a chance at escape rooms
Everything Amish expands to West Fargo
Monsanto, Cargill donate grain bin rescue equipment to WF Fire
UPDATE: Man looks to open 'Fighting Soo' restaurant in St. Paul
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Opinion: Gov. Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota is not George Wallace
McFeely: Retired school bus driver talks about her 30 years behind wheel
Port: It doesn’t matter that Standing Rock voiced DAPL opposition at a meeting in 2014
McFeely: Bus driver said role 'was the best part-time job you could have'
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
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Library news: Nov. 9, 2016
Goalie Stalock a net gain for Wild
NDSU's Johnson invited to play in Shrine Game
Vikings reportedly preparing to drive Zimmer to next game, that's if he goes at all
Nowacki: Vikings tough to watch right now
Vikings miss 2-point conversion, fall to Cowboys by 2
Hanson: 15-month milestone marked by testing Dad with 'The Look'
Gold Discovered in West Fargo
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Ronny G. McClellan
Edward (Skip) W. Hoger Jr.
Mike A. Brown
Catherine "Katie" M. Erstad
WFHS investigating alleged 'misuse of prescription medications' by students
West Fargo High School administrators are investigating alleged misuse of prescription medication by some of its students. On Tuesday morning, the West Fargo Pioneer received an anonymous tip that several student athletes had been suspended "for buying and using (prescription medication)...
February 2, 2011 - 9:19am
January 12, 2011
West Fargo Public Schools: Week-long spring break 'worth a try'
West Fargo students have cause for celebration - and may want to consider planning ahead for a longer-than-normal spring break. With only a slight adjustment, the West Fargo School Board unanimously approved recommendations by the Calendar Committee regarding scheduling of the 2011-12...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
City agrees to move forward with revitalization study
West Fargo City Commissioners voted to move forward on a Sheyenne Street/Main Avenue framework study finalizing a draft contract for services with Centro Inc., in cooperation with the Metropolitan Council of Governments, who vote today (Wednesday) on approval of the contract. The...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 2, 2010
WF man dies in plane crash
Thomas Mitchell, 51, West Fargo, died Monday when his experimental plane crashed in a Wisconsin cornfield, according to the Sauk County Sheriff's office. Chief Deputy Chip Meister said that Mitchell was flying to Merrill to meet his wife when his plane crashed right after taking...
November 2, 2010 - 8:40am
October 13, 2010
Board gives go-ahead to pursue demographer for long-range facility plan
On Monday, the West Fargo School Board gave the go-ahead to begin the pursuit of a demographer to help with the district's ongoing long-range facility planning process. "I believe there are some significant benefits to having a consultant who does this kind of thing for a living,"...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Big Iron marking 30 years Annual farm expo continues to thrive
Thirty years old and bigger and better than ever, Big Iron 2010, the Midwest's largest agricultural expo, is set for its annual three-day run Tuesday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, located on the city's west edge with direct...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
West Fargo School Board votes to forego early compliance of new health care insurance provisions
At the West Fargo School Board meeting Aug. 9, recommendations by the insurance committee to conform early to new national health reform measures were tabled for further discussion. On Monday, changes from those talks were unanimously approved by the board. Instead of instating...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Harwood Elementary School's Melicher chosen as finalist for North Dakota Teacher of the Year
Jean Melicher, a first-grade teacher at Harwood Elementary School, has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2011 North Dakota Teacher...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
WF City Commission approves rezoning requests
West Fargo City Commissioners faced a relatively light agenda Monday night that included approving first reading of rezoning of Eagle Run 18th Addition from planned unit development to R-3 multiple dwellings and a land use plan amendment from office park to high density residential. The...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
City committed to holding the line
If West Fargo City Commissioners adopt the preliminary budget for 2011 as proposed at their final meeting two weeks ago (and in all likelihood they will) the result for the second year running will be a zero tax increase in the mill levy for city residents with the figure remaining...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
West Fargo School Board discusses budget, insurance, land purchase
The West Fargo School Board covered a lot of ground at Monday's meeting. With recommendations for action that spanned the first nine letters of the alphabet - and then some - it took nearly three hours to fully discuss the agenda. The most pressing points were the approval of...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Fire department breaks ground for new south side station
After ten years of talking and planning, a new West Fargo Southside Fire Station is about to become a reality. A special groundbreaking ceremony...
July 14, 2010 - 11:20am
June 23, 2010
WF commission agrees to fund start-up costs for senior center
West Fargo's senior population, estimated at nearly 4,000, is one step closer to having their own center to meet, socialize and enjoy a nutritious onsite meal. West Fargo City Commissioners approved a $9,000 request Monday night to subsidize a senior citizen's center program from...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Update: 11:18 a.m.: Flash flooding affects Main Ave, 13th Ave N in West Fargo
Update: 11:18 a.m. Drivers are asked to use caution as they use roads in the West Fargo area. Reports have come in about flash flooding on area roads caused by the resent thunderstorm that rolled through town early Thursday morning. Portions of Maine Avenue and 13th Avenue North...
June 17, 2010 - 10:32am